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Would you attribute the shooting to gangs? Drugs? Turf wars? I would imagine a combination of all of the above. When people need cash to survive and feed their family, people do desperate things.
Originally posted by googolplex
Boy I would hate to live in Detroit, Oh crap I do live in Detroit, oh what to do.
Well it is pretty bad but at least those bodies are in the morgue, where I'm at had one dead person in alley behind me, one in stolen meat truck down on the corner, another one on the corner not in meat truck, one on steps of bar or maybe was two on steps of bar, one dead in the blind pig down the street, 15 year old kid with head missing for not joining local gang.
Well things could always be worse, or I'm sure it could be, except for unemploymenet it's the worst here than any where, at least were number one for something, I don't think we have murder capital of the world anylonger. Dang
[edit on 24-11-2009 by googolplex]
Abolish all welfare of all sorts… no unemployment insurance… no child tax credits… no welfare… no foods tamps… no nothing, except privately-sponsored charities. Close the public schools.
Kick out all the bureaucrats and all federal and state employees. Abolish all rules concerning employment — no minimum wages, no overtime, discriminate all you want.
Require all residents to say please and thank you… dress properly… and sneer at people who don’t seem to be gainfully employed or polite. Declare the city an Open City and Free Trade Zone.
In exchange for cutting all federal aid programs, eliminate federal and state taxes for people living in the city. Allow unlimited immigration into the city… giving all immigrants a U.S. passport after five years of residency.
Levy a flat 10% tax to pay for basic services. Eliminate elections… have the city controlled by a town council composed of 10 citizens chosen at random.
Within five years, Detroit would be the most dynamic city in the nation.
When I stop at traffic light, I don't worry about zombies, but I make sure I stay back from the car in front of me, so it would harder to get boxed in for a rip.
Originally posted by pavil
reply to post by googolplex
You just seemed to have sensationalized it, IMO. It's not like you stop at a traffic light and zombies start attacking your car and rip you to shreds.
How does the worker have stability, if the unions drove jobs to China and the South? They aren't being 'abused,' but they aren't working, either. No company can stay in business long paying its line-workers $70000/yr.